Geography (GEOG)

GEOG 1301  Physical Geography  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course introduces students to the processes that drive Earth’s physical systems. Students will explore the relationships among these physical systems, with emphasis on weather and climate, water, ecosystems, geologic processes and landform development, and human interactions with the physical environment.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6
Course Type: Academic

GEOG 1302  Human Geography  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course introduces students to fundamental concepts, skills, and practices of human geography. Place, space, and scale serve as a framework for understanding patterns of human experience. Topics for discussion may include globalization, population and migration, culture, diffusion, political and economic systems, language, religion, gender, and ethnicity.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 7 and Writing level 7
Course Type: Academic

GEOG 1303  World Regional Geography  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to the world’s major regions seen through their defining physical, social, cultural, political, and economic features. These regions are examined in terms of their physical and human characteristics and their interactions. The course emphasizes relations among regions on issues such as trade, economic development, conflict, and the role of regions in the globalization process.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6 and Writing level 6.
Course Type: Academic